Flashcards in Primer 6 Deck (11):
Ehlers Danlos has a strong link to what neuro condition?
Contrast dominant and nondominant parietal lesions
Dominant- language/aphasia complications
*Guerstmans= multiple dominant sensory deficits (counting, reading, speaking, writing)
"Drooling farmer" should make you think of?
(Most likely from insecticides)
How to remember cholineric effects:
Two drugs to treat organophosphate poisoning and their mechanisms
Atropine- blocks Ach receptors
Pralidoxime- regenerates AchE by removing phosphate group
(Must be administered within short period of poisoning, always combine with atropine)
Two which drug class do these agents belong?
Induce things like urination, salivation, miosis
Drug used to test for myasthenia gravis
The following drugs belong to what class?
Thymic related causes of myasthenia gravis + treatment for MG:
Thymic hyperplasia, atrophy, or tumors
Give: thymectomy, plasmapheresis, immunotherapy, and/or AchEi
(3) AchEi treatments
-NF tangles, amyloid plaques
-donepezil, rivastigmine, galantamine